Chinese smartphone brand Gionee has launched the new Gionee F5 smartphone as part of its ‘F’ series in its home country. The new smartphone has been priced at CNY 1799 (roughly Rs. 17,600) and is already available in the market. The big highlights of Gionee F5 mid-range smartphone are its 4000mAh battery and 4GB RAM.
The company has decided to make the Gionee F5 available only in Gold and Rose Gold colour variants. The metal-bodied smartphone has a physical Home Button in the front with capacitive navigation keys, and the volume and power buttons are housed on the right edge.
As for Gionee F5 specifications, it sports a 5.3-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) display with 2.5D curved glass screen. The smartphone is powered by a 64-bit 1.5GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6750 SoC paired with 4GB of RAM and Mali T860 GPU. Gionee F5 offers 32GB of internal storage with the option to expand further as well (up to 128GB).
In the camera department, Gionee F5 sticks to the basics with a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, and an 8-megapixel front camera for selfies and video chats. The hybrid dual-SIM (Nano + Nano/ microSD) device runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow-based Amigo OS 3.2 out of the box and sports a fingerprint reader as well underneath the Home Button.
The dimensions of Gionee F5 stand at 150×74.5×7.7mm, and it weighs 162 grams. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, FM Radio, 3.5mm audio jack, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, and GPS. There is no word on when this Gionee F5 will be launched in the international markets.